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Published: 28 August 2014

1,074 Pages | Figures and Tables


ISBN: 9780198703167

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World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, and Samir KC

  • The first projections of educational attainment by age and sex for 195 countries
  • Authoritative reviews and analyses of recent trends and current state of theory regarding fertility, mortality, migration, and educational level for the world's regions
  • Thorough exposition of data availability and quality challenges and of an advanced application of multi-state population projection methodology
  • Exposition of the roles of causality in assessing the role of schooling and of assumptions in producing population projections
  • Thorough exploration of the profound differences an emphasis on educational attainment makes in how we view the world's future
  • Includes an Appendix with data on 195 countries presented in graphs and tables

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